The Villa manager has no plans to sell his star striker and, even if he demands a move, stresses that few clubs would be able to afford him.
Derby County face Reading needing to avoid defeat if they are to make it into the play-offs.
The Bhoys skipper took a leader's role with the Development Squad once again.
Morgan Schneiderlin will miss the rest of the season for Premier League outfit Southampton with a knee injury.
Manchester City arrive at White Hart Lane on Sunday to face what should be a Tottenham Hotspur side full of confidence.
West Ham United are expected to be active in the summer transfer window.
The Leeds boss wants to right one of the club's wrongs from this season.
After the under-pressure Brad Guzan's blunder at Manchester City, the Villa boss has had to address Shay Given's starting chances for the weekend's clash with Everton.
The midfield battle between two key players could be key in deciding the outcome of this game.
Shiels is confident that Ferguson will start to feature for Rangers, having yet to play since his loan signing from Newcastle.